40 kms away from Silvassa, the capital of the union territory of Dadar and Nagar Haveli, Dudhni has emerged as a popular tourist attraction in the recent years. The construction of Madhuban dam on the Daman Ganga has resulted in the formation of a water front in Dudhni, taking advantage of which, the tourism department of Dadar and Nagar Haveli has invested in making Dudhni a popular destination for water sports.
The temperature stays in the range of 28-30 degree Celsius throughout the year except for May where the mercury may rise as high as 40 degree Celsius.
Air: Nearest airport to Dudhani is located in Pune. The distance from the airport to Dudhani can be travelled in a bus or cab.
Rail: Dudhani has a railway station of its own which is well connected to most of the major cities of the country.
Road: The frequency of direct buses is less to Dudhani, you can instead board a bus to Akalkot which is just 26 km away from Dudhani. Regular buses are available for Akalkot from anywhere in Maharashtra and nearby cities. Most people drive to Dudhani from Khanvel which is a picturesque ride full dotted with green meadows on both sides.
You can cover Dudhani along with the nearby areas in a day if you book a tourist cab. However, the local area in Dudhani can be covered on foot.
There are budget as well as luxury hotels available for accommodation. There is also a government guest house in the area, booking for which has to be made well in advance.
The local organic food shops selling freshly grown local fruits and vegetables and small restaurants offering tribal food are a must try.
There are other eating joints offering variety of food at decent prices.
Keep 1-2 days for Dudhni on your trip to Silvassa or Pune. A weekend trip to the town from these nearby cities also makes for an enjoyable trip.
1. Carry your sports shoes and swimming gear.
2. There is a garden at the other end of the lake where you can have a cosy picnic with your friends and family.
3. It is advised to visit this place during the evenings as the setting sun renders the lake completely magical.
4. Washroom facility is available at the lake. However, as with all public toilets, they are not very clean and hygienic.
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